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Blue Ocean vs Drone.io: What are the differences?

Developers describe Blue Ocean as "A reboot of the Jenkins CI/CD User Experience". Designed from the ground up for Jenkins Pipeline and compatible with Freestyle jobs, Blue Ocean reduces clutter and increases clarity for every member of your team. On the other hand, Drone.io is detailed as "Open source continuous integration platform built on Docker". Drone is a hosted continuous integration service. It enables you to conveniently set up projects to automatically build, test, and deploy as you make changes to your code Drone integrates seamlessly with Github, Bitbucket and Google Code as well as third party services such as Heroku, Dotcloud, Google AppEngine and more..

Blue Ocean and Drone.io can be categorized as "Continuous Integration" tools.

Some of the features offered by Blue Ocean are:

  • Sophisticated visualizations of CD pipelines, allowing for fast and intuitive comprehension of software pipeline status.
  • Pipeline editor (In Development) that makes automating CD pipelines approachable by guiding the user through an intuitive and visual process to create a pipeline.
  • Personalization of the Jenkins UI to suit the role-based needs of each member of the DevOps team.

On the other hand, Drone.io provides the following key features:

  • Free for open-source
  • GitHub, BitBucket integration
  • Browser testing

"Beautiful interface" is the top reason why over 4 developers like Blue Ocean, while over 45 developers mention "Open source" as the leading cause for choosing Drone.io.

Blue Ocean is an open source tool with 2.49K GitHub stars and 435 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Blue Ocean's open source repository on GitHub.

Packet, Geocodio, and Clay.io are some of the popular companies that use Drone.io, whereas Blue Ocean is used by CityLiv, Nexus National Security Network, and iCodeBetter. Drone.io has a broader approval, being mentioned in 47 company stacks & 20 developers stacks; compared to Blue Ocean, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.

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    Beautiful interface
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    Open source
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    Built on docker
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    Free for open source
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    GitHub integration
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    Easy Setup
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    Hosted internally
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    Flexible scripting
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    Bitbucket integration
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    GitLab integration
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    Works with Heroku
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    Gogs integration
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    Browser testing
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    Works with Google AppEngine
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    Active Community
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    Works with Amazon
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    Works with Cloud Foundry
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    Gitea Integration
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    Configuration as code
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    Eazy to use
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    Easy tool to automate CI pipeline. Running in an hour
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    Easy pipelines
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    Only need yml config
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    Written in Go

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      Very basic documentation

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    What is Blue Ocean?

    Designed from the ground up for Jenkins Pipeline and compatible with Freestyle jobs, Blue Ocean reduces clutter and increases clarity for every member of your team.

    What is Drone.io?

    Drone is a hosted continuous integration service. It enables you to conveniently set up projects to automatically build, test, and deploy as you make changes to your code. Drone integrates seamlessly with Github, Bitbucket and Google Code as well as third party services such as Heroku, Dotcloud, Google AppEngine and more.

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